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Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey

Marie Mutsuki Mockett · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

How does one cope with overwhelming grief?Marie Mutsuki Mockett's family owns a Buddhist temple 25 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In March 2011, after the earthquake and tsunami, radiation levels prohibited the burial of her Japanese grandfather's bones. As Japan...
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Miracles and Massacres: True and Untold Stories of the Making of America
Miracles and Massacres: True and Untold Stories of the Making of America

Glenn Beck · Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts
Pages: 290
Format: Hardcover

HISTORY AS IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE TOLD: TRUE AND THRILLING. Thomas Edison was a bad guy--and bad guys usually lose in the end. World War II radio host "Tokyo Rose" was branded as a traitor by the U.S. government and served time in prison. In reality, she was a hero to many....
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Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice
Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice

Scott Helman · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 352
Format: Book

In the tradition of 102 Minutes and Columbine, the definitive book on the Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers, written by reporters from The Boston Globe and published to coincide with the first anniversary of the tragedyLong Mile Home will tell the gripping...
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Food: A Love Story
Food: A Love Story

Jim Gaffigan · Crown
Pages: 340
Format: Book

"What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I'm a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I'd highly recommend that you do not read his book." Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon. Hot Pockets. Kale....
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Shadow of My Father
Shadow of My Father

John A. Gotti · Phoenix Media Productions Ltd.
Format: Print book

For four decades the name Gotti has been synonymous with organized crime in the minds of the public, who were told stories about them with varying degrees of accuracy. But now in Shadow of My Father, the real story of the King of the Volcano is revealed for the first time. John A. Gotti...
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True Compass: A Memoir
True Compass: A Memoir

Edward M Kennedy · Twelve
Pages: 532
Format: Hardcover

Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family. In this landmark autobiography, five years in the making, Senator Kennedy speaks with unprecedented candor about his extraordinary...
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Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope
Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope

Don Van Ryn · Howard Books
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

One tragic traffic accident. Five university students killed. One survivor. A shocking case of mistaken identity that thrust two families into a bond of grief and joy beyond imagining. This is the story of two students from Indiana's Taylor University, Lauren Vand Ryn and Whitney Cerak:...
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Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America
Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

Walter R. Borneman · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Format: Book

In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. James K. Polk occupied the White House for only four years, from 1845 to 1849, but he plotted and attained a formidable agenda:...
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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History
17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Andrew Morton · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the Duke's...
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A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths....
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Kate Bolick · Crown
Format: Hardcover

"A single woman considers her life, the life of the bold single ladies who have gone before her, and the long arc of slowly changing attitudes towards women"--
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Live Right and Find Happiness
Live Right and Find Happiness

Dave Barry · G.P. Putnam's Sons; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

During the course of living (mumble, mumble) years, Dave Barry has learned much of wisdom,* (*actual wisdom not guaranteed) and he is eager to pass it on - to the next generation, the generation after that, and to those idiots who make driving to the grocery store in Florida a death-defying...
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Melville in Love: The Secret Life of Herman Melville and the Muse of Moby-Dick
Melville in Love: The Secret Life of Herman Melville and the Muse of Moby-Dick

Michael Shelden · Ecco Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A new account of Herman Melville and the writing of Moby-Dick, written by a Pulitzer Prize finalist in Biography and based on fresh archival research, which reveals that the anarchic spirit animating Melville's canonical work was inspired by his great love affair with a shockingly unconventional...
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Nelson: Love and Fame
Nelson: Love and Fame

Edgar Vincent · Yale University Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The story of Horatio Nelson's life - his naval glory, public fame, charismatic leadership, scandalous romance, and untimely death as he led the British to victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. This biography of Nelson (1758-1805) presents an account of his climb to fame as well as the details...
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